A friendly, connected lifestyle where neighbors are familiar and Midwestern values are cherished…
Picture a down-to-earth approach to retirement—one where continuing the life you love simply comes natural to you. Although, you now have dynamic options that empower you to do whatever you want to do!
Here, you’ll enjoy the privacy of a welcoming residence, but without the maintenance hassles, because Clarendale handles the household chores for you. Instead, you’re free to spend time with family and friends—to travel, volunteer, pursue favorite hobbies and take on new life adventures.
Count on All the Extras
Clarendale has a dedicated Life Engagement Director because we take Extraordinary Impressions® seriously. After all, retirement life is not fulfilling if you don’t have engaging activities to fill each day.
Meet your neighbors in the Art Studio for card-making, painting or drawing classes. Plan to pick up seasonal decorating ideas, too.
For couples and singles alike, scheduled gatherings, happy hours in the bar and lounge, movie nights in the theater and entertaining outings are not to be missed.
From popular board games to rounds of pool at the billiards table, you can always show off your competitive side at Clarendale.
Extraordinary Impressions® start the minute you step through the door—with a large foyer and gathering space (including a welcoming fireplace and a bistro!), a gracious dining room a second-floor, open-air bar and lounge.
You just have to schedule a visit to see it all!
With well-appointed residences (including full-size kitchen appliances and washer/dryer in each apartment), you’ll be living in style.
Wellness & Spa Services
The fitness studio and wellness classes are sure to help you feel your best, and the full-service salon and spa will keep you looking good and feeling pampered.
You’ll be drawn to explore outside, too, with an airy patio and fire pit, fully landscaped grounds and outdoor interests from nearly every window.
Consider “at your service” our motto and exceeding your expectations our daily goal. You’ll see evidence of Extraordinary Impressions® in every way we serve you. Schedule a visit to learn more.
You can count on bi-weekly housekeeping and linen services. Naturally, professional apartment and grounds maintenance are provided also. We aim to please!
Utilities & More
Imagine never worrying about replacing a lightbulb or hanging a picture again. Professional help is just a call away and all utilities are covered.
Transportation & Security
Count on 24-hour security and scheduled local transportation. Near Lake Street restaurants, shopping and entertainment, you can get out-and-about without driving.
Make Health & Wellness a Top Priority
Clarendale takes your good health to heart and focuses on all 8 dimensions of wellness with a wide range of activities as part of the Health & Wellness Navigation Program™.
Opportunities for friendship, camaraderie, and meaningful relationships that are uplifting and affirm feelings of home and family.
Coming together to be good citizens of the planet, respect the environment, and manage resources effectively.
Our signature programs including health and wellness navigation and EverSafe 360°, ensure the highest standards and protocols and safety.
A commitment to lifelong learning and intellectual stimulation through classes, lectures, seminars, discussion groups, and outings.
A focus on strengthening your body through exercise, nutrition, and stress management.
Creating opportunities for socialization that lead to increased quality of life, feelings of belonging, increased mental function, and longevity.
Opportunities to nurture your spiritual journey through a variety of services and programs.
Offering chances to contribute talents, wisdom, and experience to others through volunteerism, both on campus and in the surrounding community.
Choose a New Favorite Restaurant
At Clarendale of Addison, you’ll enjoy restaurant-style, all-inclusive dining, including breakfast, lunch and dinner, from a delicious menu of fresh, healthy selections impeccably prepared by our culinary team.
Dining Room Bistro
Fine Casual Dining
You’ll find your mouth watering just thinking about the ever-changing menu of chef-prepared meals in the Millennium and Blackstone dining rooms. Let the culinary team treat your taste buds to regionally-inspired dishes sure to satisfy your palate.
That’s not all! The State Room private dining room is the ideal destination for personal parties and events honoring Clarendale residents with cause for celebration, including birthdays, anniversaries and family get-togethers. Catering services are available to make each event perfect.
Download a sample menu (PDF).
Popular Bistro Faire
You won’t have to go farther than the Windy City Bistro in the open foyer and gathering space to grab a great sandwich, homemade soup or fresh salad—prepared daily for dine-in or carry-out.
The Bistro is also a popular meeting spot for coffee and a sweet treat with friends. Plan to drop by mid-morning or mid-afternoon for a little caffeine pick-me-up and muffin, pastry, pie or cake!
Download a sample menu (PDF).
An independent living community is the perfect place for seniors who are able to enjoy an active life and desire the total freedom of a carefree retirement lifestyle. Home maintenance and yard work become things of the past, and the community provides a wide range of services and amenities—including dining, a full calendar of social opportunities and entertainment, transportation, housekeeping, health and wellness activities, security and more—so residents can truly live the lives they want to live.
Of course. Our LifeSTYLE Promise® guarantees that you always have choice, flexibility and control over everything you do. Here, you’ll have the freedom to stay connected to the area and be close to the ones you love, while at the same time enjoying all the advantages of residing in a friendly and welcoming senior living community that nourishes your well-being and supports the interests and passions that bring meaning to your life.
Sometimes people think they’ll have to give up something when moving to senior living, but the only thing you’ll really have to forget is routine maintenance. So many services are provided with your move—lawn care; grounds maintenance; complete maintenance of your residence; chef-prepared, restaurant style dining; a full calendar of social, recreational and educational activities; health, wellness and fitness opportunities and guidance; transportation; round-the-clock security; and lots more.
No, Clarendale is a senior living community offering independent living for active seniors, plus assisted living and memory care for residents who need added support. Nursing homes typically provide 24/7 skilled nursing for seniors who require around-the-clock care.
Yes! Clarendale is a pet friendly community. We know that “you just wouldn’t be you” without your beloved pets. They’re like members of your family, and here, family is always welcome!
“Clarendale of Addison is by far the nicest and most reasonable. The staff is extremely kind and helpful and the food is very good. The residents are very welcoming and my parents feel right at home. I highly recommend Clarendale of Addison!”
—Testimonial from Pam
“The welcoming, friendly environment; amenities; quality of food; activities offered; and the entire staff, headed by the Executive Director, are the reasons we feel at home here at Clarendale.”
—Testimonial from Marilyn
“We recently moved my parents into Clarendale of Addison and couldn’t be happier with our choice. This was a huge change for my mom and dad, and in the span of a few weeks we are already seeing that the decision was a good one. Five stars, indeed!”
—Testimonial from Peggy
“My grandma just recently moved into Clarendale and my family and I couldn’t be happier.”
—Testimonial from Terin
“Theodore and I both love it here! I feel so lucky that Clarendale allows pets. It’s a great place to live for both of us!”
— Testimonial from Roberta and dog Theodore
“The staff is incredibly humble, empathetic, and kind. They go out of their way to ensure residents are happy and have fun! The beautiful and spacious apartments make for convenient living as well. Fantastic place!”
—Testimonial from Mirela